Jim Henson

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The Happytime Murders: Trailer shows Muppet-like puppets indulging in sex and drugs. Photograph: STX Entertainment

The creators of the children’s TV show Sesame Street have taken a lawsuit against an upcoming sex, drugs and violence-laden puppet-based movie called (...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)

Kermit the Frog, left, and puppeteer Steve Whitmire. Photograph: Tonya Wise/Invision/AP/File

The puppeteer sacked after 27 years as Kermit the Frog has said he is “devastated” and feels he has “failed in [his] duty” to Muppets creator Jim Hens(...)

Rhianna Pratchett: “When I was a kid I thought fighting robots from the future or killing aliens was just what women did.”

While most children might dream of becoming doctors, lawyers or even fighter pilots, Rhianna Pratchett’s ambitions were always somewhat grander in sca(...)

A Quentin Blake illustration in Roald Dahl’s The Twits

A is for Ahlberg Husband-and-wife team Allan and Janet Ahlberg are responsible for some of the best British picture books of the late 20th cent(...)

Young Irish artist Will Sliney,  who has been chosen by US giant Marvel Comics as their main artist on such as titles as Spider-Man, Avengers and X-Men, has been chosen as Cork Person of the Month for July. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A young Irish artist who has been chosen by US giant Marvel Comics as their main artist on such as titles as Spider-Man, Avengers and X-Men has been c(...)

 Puppeteer John Henson, pictured with a puppet of his father,  the Muppets creator Jim Henson. Photograph: D Dipasupil/Getty Images

John Henson, the son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson, died on Valentine’s Day of a heart attack at age 48, representatives for the Jim H(...)